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KOFY
Jan 3, 2013 11:30am PST
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KOFY
Jan 2, 2013 11:30am PST
. >> some republicans were pushing to john boehner to add spending cuts but there weren't enough votes to get it passed. so they extended tax cuts for all workers for all those under $400,000 and extended unemployment benefits for some two million people. but the payroll tax expired so increase on salaries by 2% every worker up to $110,000 a year. then the stuff it didn't do. congress set up new ones, in just two months they will need to deal with the automatic spending cuts and nasty fight over the debt ceiling. last night president obama declared he is not willing to debate congress on the borrowing limit. >> we can't not pay bills that we have already incurred. >> president obama said if congress refuses to raise the debt ceiling the consequences for the global economy would be catastrophic far worse than any fiscal cliff. >>> another high profile vote could come towed. this morning president obama told house republicans they should vote now on hurricane sandy aid, quote, without delay. this has new york lawmakers chastised house republicans for deciding to put the vote off for a fe
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> reporter: senate majority leader harry reid]vtkÑ lashed ot at speaker boehner accusing him of running a tar forship. >> john boehner seems to -- >> reporter: republican leaders blame democrats for the standoff and say there are limits to a compromise. >> republicans aren't about to write a blank cheque or anything senate democrats put forward just because we find ourselves at the edge of the cliff. that wouldn't be fair to the american people. >> reporter: president obama flew home early from his hawaii vacation yesterday. speaker boehner call the house back into town for an unusual sunday session. members of congress understand the 11th hour acts may not be enough to appease the public. >> the american people have a right to be very upset with this congress. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff would bring massive tax increases and deep spending cuts. treasury department would have trouble paying its bills. many worry the financial woes would plunge the u.s. back into a recession. within possible effect of the fiscal cliff/fro, -- milk prices could spike two or three dollars a gallo
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 5:00am PST
bane area caution him ofrm" dictatorship. >> boehner seems to care more about keeping his speakership than keeping the nation on firm financial footing. >> reporter: republicans blame democrats. >> republicans aren't about to write a blank cheque or anything senate democrats put forward just because we find ourselves at the edge of the cliff. that wouldn't be fair to the american people. >> reporter: president obama flew home early from his speaker boehner call the house back into town for an unusual sunday session. members of congress understand the 11th hour actions may not be enough to appease the public. >> the american people have a right to be very upset with this congress. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff would bring massive increases and deep spending cuts treasury department would have treble paying its bills. many -- many worry it would plunge the u.s. back into a recession. one possible effect of the fiscal cliff, milk prices could spike two or three dollars a gallon because farm programs will expire the end of the year. some are calling that dairy cliff. wendy gil
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am PST
yesterday senate majority leader harry reid blasted speaker boehner for letting lawmakers go on vacation. house makers are not due back until sun -- house lawmakers are not due back until sunday. boehner said the house will take action on whatever the senate can pass. >>> all the early season rain and snow we've been getting has water experts optimistic about california's water supply. the storms have replenished many reservoirs snow has increased snow back to nearly 150% of normal. >> partial supply in the barn either in reservoir storm or snow pack. however, it still depends on the remainder of the season 2/3 of the wet season is still let. >> snow pack runoff normally provides cal with a third of its water supply. >>> more -- more water on the way. >> this storm is so close to the coast it probably won't get snow in the sierra. good morning. because the storm is so close to the coast we have a high surf advisory be detail out there, dangerous rip currents as the storm passes today through tomorrow. beautiful picture from mount tamalpais this morning on san francisco you can s
ABC
Dec 29, 2012 6:00am PST
long as these leaders allow it to come to a vote. >> republican house speaker john boehner said he's willing to bend on raising taxes for the wealthiest americans to avoid the fiscal cliff. >>> don't be surprised if you come across a dui checkpoint in your neighborhood over the next few days. the highway patrol and other law enforcement agencies have their checkpoints in place. they will continue to be every night through new year's day. >>> a bay area law maker is proposing a new solution for getting repeat drunk drivers off the roadways. it's already being as utilized in other states. abc7 news reporter david louie has the details of the new proposal. >> the thinking behind the proposed crackdown of repeat offenders is to address what state senator jerry hill says is a high rate of drunk drivers who don't modify their behavior. he cites 2009 statistics, the most recent numbers available. >> there were 161,000, 161,000 dui arrests and convictions in california. twenty seven percent of those were repeat offenders. >> a second dui conviction would require a a driver to buy and in
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
into another recession, today, name calling picked up. boehner for letting lawmaker goes on vacation. house members not due back ununtil sunday. that is two days before the tax increases take affect. boehner is putting the ball in the court and says the house will take action on whatever the senate can pass. the president has spoken to senate and house leaders from both parties but had no plans to meet with congressional leaders tonight or tomorrow. >> three people have filed a federal lawsuit against city of san francisco arks kusing the police department of conducting illegal searches. this occurred at the henry hotel. saying police officers entered room was a master key provided by the hotel, then, began searching through personal belongings without warrants or just cause. thist@2p is camera footage of te searches by public defender last year. the suit filed by civil rights attorney john buress naming four officers. >> a slew of new laws set to hit the books january 1 from new rules on the road to sales tax increases for sm.=i=r? we're live to preview some of the new rules and law
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
christie is fuming, angry at members of his own republican party and in particular, john boehner because congress has not acted on a aid package for victims of super storm, sandy. >> in october, super storm sandy unleashed her fury on new york and new jersey z now, the fight over recovery funding erupted into a storm of anger. on capitol hill. >> we cannot believe that this cruel knife in the back was delivered to our region. >> in the regions. >> 66 days and counting. shame on you. shame on congress. >> lawmakers expect aid vote on the sandy aid bill late last night. but in a surprise move, speaker john boehner pulled the bill. the house would not vote before the start of the next 3 the reaction, swift and angry. >> ayea have it. house stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. >> the senate passed a measure providing about $60 billion to the region. many house republicans said that pry tag was way too high, but governor christie said that wasn't the reason. >> because there have been no substantive reasons given to me for the action. i've got to believe they're political reaso
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am PST
republican speaker boehner is expected to sale through the election and retain his position. however, today's election comes amid several set backs for speaker boehner. northeast republicans are upset over postponing of the vote for super storm sandy relief and conservative republicans are upset how the fiscal cliff deal turned out. >> the fiscal cliff deal is now officially signed into law and president obama did that using a pen that copies his signature. president obama is back in hawaii on vacation with the first family. the house of representatives pass add fiscal cliff deal on tuesday night after the senate approved it. >> for the first time in two days a "spare the air" alert is nut in effect so you can legally use your fireplace. however, the bay area air quality management district is asking you still avoid doing so. officials say pollution levels in the air could build to unhealthy levels today if enough people decide to light a fire. that could force a "spare the air the air" alert. we will talk about the frost and the air. that is ahead. the embarcardero is one of the war
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 11:00am PST
boehner to add spending cuts but there weren't enough votes to get it passed. so they extended tax cuts for all workers for all those under $400,000 and extended unemployment benefits for some two million people. but the payroll tax expired so increase on salaries by 2% every worker up to $110,000 a year. then the stuff it didn't do. congress set up new ones, in just two months they will need to deal with the automatic spending cuts and nasty fight over the debt ceiling. last night president obama declared he is not willing to debate congress on the borrowing limit. >> we can't not pay bills that we have already incurred. >> president obama said if congress refuses to raise the debt ceiling the consequences for the global economy would be catastrophic far worse than any fiscal cliff. >>> another high profile vote could come towed. this morning president obama told house republicans they should vote now on hurricane sandy aid, quote, without delay. this has new york lawmakers chastised house republicans for deciding to put the vote off for a few months. people in the region are stil
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
wise how it can happen now. >> reid called john boehner a dictateor and paintin painting -- pointing blame on him. >> we're here in washington working. wile members of the house of representatives are out watching movies and watching the kids play soccer and baseball. john boehner seems to care more about keeping his speakership. >> the republican leader says the democrats have failed. the only reason democrats have been trying to deflect attention on to me and my colleagues over the past few weeks is that they zront a plan of their own. >> the president return forward a last minute push before leaving on vacation in hawaii. he had separate phone conversations but it isn't clear talks helped. >> hopefully there is time for an agreement of some kind. >> washington's failure threatens to undermine the fragile economic recovery. americans face big tax hikes on newer's day. and treasury department warns the dopt will be soon unable to pay bills, the treasury says we're about to bump into that debt ceiling. it's not looking great. a way to calculate how much you'll have to pay
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 4:30am PST
victims tomorrow. house speaker boehner faced criticism from both sides after delaying a vote on the $60 billion aid back imagine. the house will bill on a $9 billion flood insurance proposal and tackle the remaining $51 billion in the package january 15. the senate will have to approve the legislation because the votes are taken in the new congress sworn in today. >> bay area commuter could get an unexpected windfall from the fiscal cliff bill signed by president obama. the law restores a commuter benefits program that allows workers to use pretax dollars to pay if commutes town $240 each month can be paid on a pre-tax basis. passengers qualify up to $1,500 a year for public transportation area residents did not know the problem was on the table. >> city council votes to declare an emergency so the city can request state disaster funds to solve a flooding problem. all the rain at christmastime pushed the san francisco creek over the banks into several homes. abc7 reporter explains the plan to keep the creek under control. >> christmas eve, palo alto residents got a gift they did not
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
american people hate congress. >> house speaker john boehner said the bill will be the first order of business when new congress is sworn in, tomorrow. >> the united nations now estimates that more than 60,000 people have been killed in syria's 21-month-old uprising. opposition activists vift?g-2 groups estimated death toll at more than 45,000 this, is the first time the un estimate was higher. the un human rights chief called this truly shocking and calling on international community now, in particular the un security council to help stop the blood shed it will be a big day tomorrow in newtown, connecticut. children of sandy hook elementary return to school for the first time since the dqfépwer 14th massacre. they will not be returning to old campus, staff and volunteers spent winner break moving into a school renamed sandy hook. they tried to create the campus, putting desks and supplies where kids are used to seeing them, teachers skpairnts students tour that had new campus today. >> they're coming in. so excited to see teachers and this -- students completes a circle. that is
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am PST
negotiations between president obama and house speaker john boehner also could mean the reduction of the popular deduction for charitable contributions. >>- q. i if it came to the poi -- >> if it came to the point where i wasn't receiving my credit for helping out a charity or even helping them out in their situation, then why would i even help them out? >> statements like that that has the chief executive officer of the united way of the bay area and other nonprofits fighting to obtain charitable deductions. >> it would be a mistake to think thereth was only a benefit for high income people. 24r* are many, many donors who itemize their taxes, and they take advantage of the charitable tax deduction and these include middle income people. >> also on the table is the possible elimination of the mortgage deduction. >> if that were to happen eventually, i think that is something that had to be phased out over a really long period of time. >> i think it encourages people to buy house versus rent it. if they willower the mortgage rate day -- deductions people will think twice. >> it is a good
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
house speaker john boehner. >> the package reportedly preventing tax increases on middle class families and cut some spending programs but it's not clear such a plan could pass. >> star bucks is using its coffee cups to jump into washington politics. the world's biggest coffee chain asking employees and cafes to write something other than customer names on cups wanting workers to scribble words come together on cups this week as a message to lawmakers to settle this fiscal cliff issue. >> jipgs president morsi signed the country's new constitution into law today. >> he called on the opposition to the opposition restricted the new constitution. >> the parts were draft bid islamist leaders. morsi revoked sweeping powers he granted himself last month. saying they were in necessary to get a referendum on the constitution. >> in syria, president assad's commander says he was defecting and joining the open sismgs he was one of the most senior members of the inner circle saying he defected because the army had been turned into a gang to kill and destroy during the 20 month uprising ag
ABC
Dec 29, 2012 5:00am PST
boehner said he's willing to bend on raising tax force the wealthiest americans to avoid the physical cliff. >>> don't be surprised if you come across a dui checkpoint in your neighborhood over the next few days. the highway patrol and other law enforcement agencies have their checkpoints in place. >>> a bay area law maker is proposing a new solution for getting repeat drunk drivers off the roadways. it's already being as youd in other states. abc7 news reporter david louie has the details of the new proposal. >> the thinking behind the proposed crack down of repeat offenders is to address what state senator jerry hill says is a high rate of drunk drivers who don't modify their behavior. he cites twine statistics, the most recent numbers available. >> there were 161,000, 161,000dui arrests and convictions in california. twenty seven percent of those were repeat offenders. >> a second conviction would require a a driver to buy and install andre iguodala nation intercept device. this is video posted on youtube by several manufacturers showing how their devices work. a breath sample is t
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 5:00am PST
. the problems facing house speaker boehner as he tries to hold on to his speakership. and new bay area congressman sworn in today. >> consumer reports test drive an unusual bicycle. find out if it should be part of your fitness plan. >> live from the kgo broadcast center, abc7 news. >> breaking news now at 6:00. intruders break-in to a san francisco home and hold the residents at gunpoint. the items ran off with robbers. >> local teen disappeared after a new year's eve trip to lake tahoe. >> and a new congressman will take his oath of office. >> i am katie marzullo here for eric thomas. >> well look at the forecast. mike? >> good morning, everyone. we are setting the stage for what is happening: clear air. no clouds. frosty conditions. around the bay we have frost on the peninsula, with temperature down to 32 and 42 in san francisco. at noon we will hang around and 50 with sun. and low-to-mid 50's throughout the afternoon with a few high clouds. coolest weather inland is 26 to 36. another day of scraping the windshield and temperatures in the upper 40's at noon and low-to-mid 50's
ABC
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
hand wringing today, an aid to john boehner described it as universal concern about a lack of spending cuts. the senate deal extends the bush tax cuts for every american making under $100,000 in year -- $400,000 a year, and it extends unemployment benefits to some two million americans. nancy pelosi sounded hopeful. >> it's a bill that was passed in the united states senate 89-8 tell me when you've had that on a measure as controversial as this. >> pelosi called to put the version on the floor. >> the issue of whether we have an up or down vote shouldn't be a question. shouldn't be a qe. we're told when we -- we would not have any legislative -- legislation until and unless the senate acted. when they did, we'd have a vote. and so, we want to have that vote. >> instead, republicans called for continuing a pay freeze for workers they voted on renaming a post office in massachusetts and another, in wisconsin. the deal was for fail to address spending cuts. >> trillion dollarsqx(ox we sped this year is a trillion dollars that we'll have to bear for the rest of our lives. >> in fa
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
taxed. >> the current budget negotiations between president obama and house speaker john boehner also could mean the reduction of the popular deduction for charitable contributions. >>- q. i if it came to the poi -- >> if it came to the point where i wasn't receiving my credit for helping out a charity or even helping them out in their situation, then why would i even help them out? >> statements like that that has the chief executive officer of the united way of the bay area and other nonprofits fighting to obtain charitable deductions. >> it would be a mistake to think thereth was only a benefit for high income people. 24r* are many, many donors who itemize their taxes, and they take advantage of the charitable tax deduction and these include middle income people. >> also on the table is the possible elimination of the mortgage deduction. >> if that were to happen eventually, i think that is something that had to be phased out over a really long period of time. >> i think it encourages people to buy house versus rent it. if they willower the mortgage rate day -- deductions people wi
KOFY
Dec 26, 2012 9:00pm PST
president obama and house speaker john boehner also could mean the reduction of the popular deduction for charitable contributions. >> if it came to the point where i wasn't receiving my credit for helping out a charity or even helping them out in their situation then why would i even help them out? >> statements like that that has the chief eck eastboundtive officer of the united way of the bay area and other nonprofits fighting to retain charitable deductions. >> it would be a big mistake to think this is only a benefit for high income people. there are many donors who itemize their taxes and they take advantage of the charitable tax deduction and they include very middle income people. >> reporter: also on the table is the possible elimination of the mortgage deduction. >> if that were to happen eventually i think that would have to be phased out over a long period of time. >> i think it encourages people to buy houses versus renting. and if they were lower the mortgage rate reduction, people will think twice. >> cpa mark britton thinks it is a good time to it refinance i
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